Learn about Civil War Confederate General Robert E. Lee. This is a computer version of the book: Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee by Captain Robert E. Lee, His Son. A view of Robert E. Lee from letters Lee wrote to family, friends, business associates, and by personal stories and memories of his son. This engaging book will help you to understand what Robert E. Lee was really like as a general, husband, friend, father, and president of a college. Read, print, or listen to the book. Features Text-To-Speech technology. This software speaks in a human-sounding voice and will read aloud to you.
There is more to Robert E. Lee than just his being a famous Confederate Civil War general. He was also devoted to his family, an animal lover, and as its president, he made Washington College a success after the Civil War. Learn about General Robert E. Lee and his life before, during, and after the Civil War from this interesting book by Lee's son, Captain Robert E. Lee.
General Robert E. Lee never wrote his memoirs after the Civil War. Instead, he dedicated the remainder of his life to being a husband, a father, and president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia. In this book, Robert E. Lee's son tells through his father's correspondence, conversations, and by his own personal, and other family member's and friend's stories and recollections, of what his famous father was like as a man. Learn about Lee's life after the Civil War as he adapted from being a Confederate general to becoming a college president and living a civilian's life. You will probably be surprised to learn that Robert E. Lee is much different than the impression you might have of him only as a Confederate general. You will see that the ''Marble Man'' was really made of flesh and blood like the rest of us and often suffered poor health, great sadness, loss, and challenges in his life. Serious Civil War buffs and casual readers of the Civil War will enjoy this book.